Post image for Blue’aina teams with TC Kokua to raise $1000 for the Eyes of the Reef and Hawaiian Island Land Trust

Even before the volunteers came aboard they had already gathered a trash bag full of leftover Halloween garbage, bottles and other harbor rubbish. These are the types of volunteers that come out on Blue’Aina trips, they understand what its all about. Blue’Aina is all about taking care of the Aina, both blue and green. After [...]

Post image for Maui Really Revealed: Trilogy’s Top Weekend Picks As Recommended By Our Crew

Living in Maui can be a double-edged sword. On the one hand, you’re constantly surrounded by beautiful weather and days that are ripe for adventure, and you’re blessed to live in a tropical place where there is always somewhere to explore. On the other hand, living in paradise doesn’t come free—and most of your days [...]

Post image for Blue ‘Aina Partners with Joseph Pluta to Raise $1,000 for the Maui Huliau Foundation

      In between the past few hurricane scares we we able to have a fantastic Blue’aina. Our team partnered with local realtor Joseph Pluta, The Maui Huliau Foundation and the Hawaii National Marine Sanctuary Foundation. Shoutout to Captain Jack’s Island Grill for providing another excellent meal for our volunteers and crew! After beach loading supplies and volunteers [...]

Post image for Behind the Scenes of a Trilogy Dry Dock

It’s 7am in Kahului Harbor, and Captain Caleb is donning a respirator and a faded long-sleeve shirt. Usually at this time he’d be prepping for a snorkeling tour—readying the gear, counting the food, and loading on Ka‘anapali Beach. Today, however, there will be no sailing in the Pailolo Channel or snorkeling at Honolua Bay. Nor [...]

Post image for Guess When The First Whale Will Be Spotted And Win a Maui Whale Watch 2014!

  When Will the First Whale Be Spotted by Trilogy in Maui This Year? Winner Will Receive a Free Whale Watch for 4 people! (prize valid through April 15, 2015) How to Enter: 1. Choose the date you think the first whale will be spotted in Maui 2. Enter your vote! 3. Leave a comment [...]

Post image for Blue ‘Aina Partners with Hula Grill to Raise $1,000 for Surfrider Maui

Only 48 hours before the first NW swell of Maui’s winter season, the Blue ‘Aina team partnered with Hula Grill and Surfrider Maui to clean up Honolua Bay. Loading directly from Ka‘anapali Beach in front of Hula Grill, the group managed an entire bag of trash before the trip even got under way. Surfrider Maui [...]

Post image for The Importance of Ecotourism in Hawaii

“Ecotourism” has become a buzz word in the realm of global travel. It seems that everywhere you look, “sustainable,” “green,” and “eco-friendly” operators have begun to flourish with abundance, and when performed properly, this is a fantastic trend. Not only is it imperative to raise awareness about protecting native resources, but it’s also inspiring to [...]

Post image for Blue‘Aina and Mojo Custom Raise $500 for Mana‘olana Pink Paddlers

Cancer. It’s a topic that’s difficult to talk about, and even more difficult to face. Thanks to Mana‘olana, however—a local non-profit that supports cancer survivors through the sport of outrigger canoe paddling—it’s a topic that can become just a little bit easier when confronted by power in numbers. Based out of Kihei, the “Pink Paddlers”, [...]

Post image for Honolua and Mokulei‘a: The Two Bays of the Kaanapali Snorkeling Tour

During the long, breezy, months of summer—when tradewinds whistle through sunny blue skies and north shore beaches are calm—spending a day snorkeling at Honolua Bay is one of the best activities on Maui. In winter—a time of year when humpback whales leap powerfully off Maui’s shoreline, and mauka showers invite afternoon rainbows to the ridges [...]